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How do a move a vendor to a contractor?

Level 15

How do a move a vendor to a contractor?

no move required

contractors are vendors in QB, for some reason QBO decided to use different words

Level 10

How do a move a vendor to a contractor?

It's not a move. It's a designation of a vendor attribute

Go to Expenses>Vendors, select the vendor, click Edit and check the box that says " Track payments for 1099".  That puts the vendor in the Contractors tab

Level 1

How do a move a vendor to a contractor?

That can't be quite true because they are two different lists, with different people on them.

QuickBooks Team

How do a move a vendor to a contractor?

Hello there, adavachi.


Thank you for posting in the Community. I can help you move a vendor to a contractor.


You can add the contractors the same as the vendors. As mentioned by our Established Backers, the only distinct feature is the Track payments for 1099 box that needs to be marked. Here's how you can move a vendor to a contractor:

  1. Click Expenses.
  2. Choose Vendors.
  3. Click the vendor name.
  4. Click Edit.
  5. Put a check mark on the Track Payment for 1099 box.
  6. Click Save.


For additional insights, please check these articles:

That's it. Let me know if there's anything else you need about contractors. I'm still here to offer more help. Wishing you all the best!

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